The state of Minnesota is said to have 90,000 miles of shoreline. Minnesota has more shoreline than the states of Florida, California and Hawaii combined. Minnesota has close to a total of 12,000 lakes.
Minnesota is bordered by the states of Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. Minnesota shares a water border of Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes, with Michigan. Minnesota comprises an area of about 87,000 square miles, making it the 12th largest state. Minnesota has a maximum width of about 350 miles and a length of 400 miles. Minnesota had a population of approximately 5.4 million people, as of 2013, making it the 21st most populated state.